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25-01-2016 > Meatpacking Tower Harks Back To 30s Glory Days

180th East 88 Street, New York CityManhattan's Meatpacking district isn't an area that is particularly associated with skyscrapers despite the high-rise reputation of New York City. That could all be about to change if a new tower at 180 East 88 Street gets built.

10-01-2016 > Finger Tower Plans Broached For Key NYC Site

6 Columbus Circle, New York City6 Columbus Circle is the latest in an increasing stream of incredibly slender towers proposed for sites in Manhattan that are often needle-thin.

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24-06-2015 > New Park Tower Designed For San Francisco

Park Tower, San FranciscoGoettsch Partners has won a competition to design a new skyscraper to stand in the heart of San Francisco.

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09-02-2015 > Beacon Sets Chicago Spire Competition Alight

Chicago Beacon, ChicagoRemember the Chicago Spire? It was to be one of the tallest buildings in the world, but never got further than being a titanic hole in the ground. Well now a series of six competition entries have surfaced that offer various visions for the site.

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07-12-2014 > KPF Pen New York Supertall

One Vanderbilt, New York CityKohn Pedersen Fox has been designing what if built will be one of the tallest towers in Manhattan, a 461 metre tall structure, that harks back to the glory days of New York towers thanks to its soaring spire.

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19-07-2014 > Oppenheim In The Loop

514 Eleventh Avenue, New YorkThe loop is a powerful idea in modern architecture ever since Max Reinhardt Haus decided to reconceptualise the skyscraper as a Mobius strip in 1992. Beijing now has a similar design thanks to Rem Koolhaus, but New York could finally be getting in on this loopy act if designs by Oppenheim Architecture + Design ever get built.

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07-03-2014 > Catching Up With The Chicago Spire

The Chicago Spire, ChicagoWhat was considered one of the best examples of the past boom in the United States, and one of the most unrealistic tall building proposals, may just be thrown a lifeline that could finally see the project built.

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20-12-2013 > Downtown Atlanta Project Resurfaces

Metropolitan Center, AtlantaWith the global economy now sputtering back to life after five years as an extra in the Walking Dead, developers are eager to take pre-crash projects and rejuvenate them. One such development could be the Metropolitan Center in Atlanta where two towers were proposed of 23 and 30 floors.

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27-07-2014 > Foster Tower To Dominate San Francisco

50 First Street, San FranciscoThe Transamerica Pyramid, one of the most iconic skyscrapers in the world, has dominated the view of San Francisco for decades. All that could soon be about to change if proposals led by Foster+Partners for 50 First Street get the go ahead and rival it on the skyline.

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26-05-2014 > Construction Begins On Super Slender Condo

111 West 57 Street, New YorkConstruction work has begun on what will be the tallest condo tower in New York City.

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07-02-2014 > A Vision Of Americas Tallest

Hudson Spire, New YorkWhat could be the tallest skyscraper in the United States has surfaced on a site at next to Hudson Yards, a long running development project in the Big Apple.

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27-07-2013 > Catching Up With Miami Jade

Miami Jade Signature TowerHaving seemingly passed through the planning system of Miami despite its extreme height, something that originally caused observers to worry it would face difficulties from the Federal Aviation Authority, the Jade Signature Tower is now speeding ahead with marketing.

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